Rosie Knight

Rosie Knight
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T-Meter Title | Year
4.5/5 96% The Suicide Squad (2021) The Suicide Squad might be the kindest superhero film ever made. Sure, it's about criminals forced into life-threatening missions at the promise of freedom and the threat of death. But under all that ultra violence lies something far sweeter. - Nerdist EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2021
5/10 25% The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2021) There's not much to praise here. The script is beyond parody, the jokes fall flat, and it arguably wastes some of Hollywood's biggest names. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2021
8/10 100% Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie (2021) Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie is a feel good adventure that boasts stunning animation, vibrant storytelling, and the return of our favorite magical girl Sailor Scouts in a dynamic double bill that will inspire and entertain. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2021
4/5 55% Mortal Kombat (2021) The action is always impactful and the crew get to show off their immense talents. This is the kind of mainstream Hollywood action movie we rarely ever get. Talented stunt people like Huang are suddenly center stage. - Nerdist EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2021
4.5/5 86% The Feast (2021) Horror has often been used as a vehicle to tell stories about the haves and the have nots, the evil of the wealthy and the terrible things they did to get to where they are. But rarely do many do it with the chilling and brutal efficiency of The Feast. - WhatToWatch EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2021
1.5/5 66% Sound of Violence (2021) Instead of a subversive earworm it becomes nothing but a forgettable foray into torture porn and the most tropey parts of horror. - WhatToWatch EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2021
4/5 100% Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror (2021) An atmospheric, enigmatic, and extensive look at one of horror's best subgenres. - WhatToWatch EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2021
3.5/5 81% Offseason (2021) "They f**k you up, your mum and dad" and never was that statement truer than in Mickey Keating's bleakly enjoyable and swift Folk Horror Offseason. " - WhatToWatch EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2021
4/5 100% Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliché (2021) The long-awaited film's true power comes from the personal framing, an at times brutal honesty and familial lens that it tells the late punk icon's story through - WhatToWatch EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2021
5/5 92% The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020) The Personal History of David Copperfield is the kind film that fills you with lightness and joy. - Nerdist EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2020
5/5 82% Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020) Writers Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon do a great job at light touch meta-recognition of their lead duo's ridiculous relationship without ever losing the sincerity that makes the film feel so wholesome and enjoyable - Nerdist EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2020
4/5 94% Possessor: Uncut (2020) Cronenberg's thoughtful darkness is key, too. Possessor's fear of technology refuses to point a finger at a younger generation, instead keeping its gaze steadily on the corporations that wield this power. - Nerdist EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2020
4/5 89% The Queen of Black Magic (Ratu ilmu hitam) (2019) The Queen of Black Magic is the kind of horror movie that's the most fun to watch with friends. Yell together, squirm together, gag together. Then take a moment to pray the bad things you've been party to don't manifest in a similar ghoulish way. - Nerdist EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2020
3/5 85% Detention (2019) At its best, Detention feels like a great throwback to the Tartan era of extreme Asian horror imports from the '00s. When it really shines it feels like an exciting reinvention of iconic ghost stories that came before. - Nerdist EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2020
4/5 93% Mandibles (Mandibules) (2020) Mandibles is an unexpectedly warmhearted crime fable about friendship, foolishness, and a giant fly. - Nerdist EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2020
4/5 88% Run (2020) Run doesn't reinvent the wheel but it doesn't have to. Allen makes a big impact in her first role and Chaganty once again proves to have a touch for making unexpected, groundbreaking, and entertaining thrillers. - Nerdist EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2020
4/10 56% Come Play (2020) Come Play is a misfire on multiple levels, from the thinly drawn leads to lack of tension. It fails to offer any real scares and it's hard to connect on an emotional level with the characters. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2020
4/5 77% 12 Hour Shift (2020) Overall, 12 Hour Shift is a wonderfully gross and grimy little crime film, made and led by brilliant women, that offers no judgement and a gruesomely good time at the (home) movies. - Nerdist EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2020
3.5/5 89% The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020) With the nights drawing in and the wind getting colder; The Wolf of Snow Hollow is a surprising and snow-covered chiller to add to your watchlist when it hits small screens on Friday, October 16. - Nerdist EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2020
3.5/5 93% Lucky (2020) It's complex without being boring or hard to understand, has both intricate character work and well-framed action. - Nerdist EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2020
8/10 91% The Invisible Man (2020) Leigh Whannell's bleak and brutal reimagining of the classic Invisible Man is chillingly effective. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2020
4/5 79% Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) I was pleasantly surprised just how much I enjoyed the bizarro world of the Birds of Prey, and thrilled at the prospect of it continuing long after this adventure ends. - Nerdist EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2020
7/10 76% Bad Boys for Life (2020) If you've missed big, bombastic, bloody action movies shot with style that lean into their R-rating and rely on cast chemistry rather than solid story then you'll probably love Bad Boys For Life. If not, you might still have a blast. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2020
6/10 47% Underwater (2020) If you want a popcorn sci-fi flick that might make you jump, has easy to watch performances, and cements Stewart as an action star in the making you could do worse than checking out this flawed but fun film. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2020
8.8/10 95% Little Women (2019) Gerwig mostly plays it safe with this adaptation, but a stellar cast and her impressive directorial eye mean that it's a total joy to watch. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2019
7/10 78% Frozen II (2019) Frozen 2 has amazing animation and great new songs, but also a muddied message and some continuity issues. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
8.1/10 52% Charlie's Angels (2019) An entertaining plot, impressive script, fantastic cast, and awesomely shot action make Charlie's Angels one of the most unexpectedly fun films of the year. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
7.9/10 94% Honey Boy (2019) Hedges, Jupe, and LaBeouf are electric to watch and Har'el creates a visually engaging world that perfectly captures the childlike confusion and nervy excitement of living with an abusive parent. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2019
7/10 39% Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) Impressive visuals and a very watchable cast make this a fun popcorn fantasy flick that's at its best when it leans into its genre roots and aims to create a truly fantastical fairytale world. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2019
8/10 44% The Addams Family (2019) Frighteningly funny and fresh, this hilarious animated treat will introduce a whole new generation to the loving and strange family whilst also pleasing those who grew up with the iconic '90s movies. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2019
6.9/10 26% Gemini Man (2019) Uneven but ambitious, Ang Lee's return to the action genre isn't as good as it should be but Will Smith, Benedict Wong, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead make this weird flick an entertaining watch even with an uninspired script. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2019
4.5/5 96% Blood on Her Name (2020) There's something so moving and powerful about the authenticity and fear that emanates from this film; it's like watching your worst case scenario play out in front of you. - Nerdist EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2019
3/5 87% 1BR (2020) Held together by a scarily believable cast and a near-unrelenting sense of dread, 1BR puts Marmor on the map as one to watch, and will potentially become a minor cult hit amongst LA renters in the coming years. - Nerdist EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2019
6.5/10 57% Tokyo Ghoul S (2019) No matter what the film's flaws, Tokyo Ghoul S is unique in its attempts to create a truly singular monster movie. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
8/10 79% Little Monsters (2019) [Writer/director Abe] Forsythe has packed every minute of Little Monsters with accessible humor, heart, and Lupita Nyong'o in one of the standout roles of the year. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2019
8/10 78% Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) This likely won't satisfy hardcore horror hounds in the way they were hoping, but as a kids movie that also dedicates itself to being truly scary it both satisfies and succeeds as well as occasionally surprising. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
8.5/10 100% Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans (2019) Filled with classic characters and fan-satisfying fun, this chaotic cartoon crossover is sure to delight even the crankiest Teen Titans fans and the cheekiest Teen Titans Go! diehards. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2019
23% Sadako (2019) It's a slow-burn flick to the point of dragging and the central mystery often struggles to ignite enough intrigue for you to truly want to solve it. - Nerdist EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2019
8/10 52% The Lion King (2019) The Lion King is a beat-for-beat adaptation that will make even the coldest hearts warm with nostalgia but could potentially disappoint those looking for a new take on the iconic story. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2019
83% Midsommar (2019) Midsommar is an incredibly inventive, smart, and thoughtful horror film. - Refinery29 EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2019
6.2/10 64% Child's Play (2019) A passable but plain remake that's saved by a blisteringly bonkers third act. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2019
7.3/10 72% The Perfection (2019) If you like weird, boundary-pushing, and unexpected movies that divide audiences you'll probably love The Perfection. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
7.8/10 54% The Dead Don't Die (2019) The Dead Don't Die is a solid addition to the zom-com genre thanks to its unconventional filmmaker and A-list cast. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2019
8.2/10 100% Batman vs Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2019) Easily one of the best recent DC Animated films. It has slick action, a super fun story, and spectacular animation. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2019
7/10 51% Tolkien (2019) Tolkien may disappoint fans looking for a LOTR origin but will please those who like stories of art, love & friendship. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted May 3, 2019
5/10 46% Dumbo (2019) Disney and Tim Burton's live-action Dumbo remake fails to reach the lofty heights of its animated predecessor. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2019
8.5/10 44% Captive State (2019) A lo-fi vision of the future which manages to be both heartbreaking and hopeful, Captive State is held together by tight direction and a fantastic lead performance from Ashton Sanders. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2019
7.5/10 71% Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us (2018) Sweet and sincere, Pokémon The Movie: The Power of Us is a light and fun adventure film filled with likable characters, fantastic creatures, and enough classic Pokémon to make the most die hard of fans happy. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
3/5 79% Captain Marvel (2019) It's a sci-fi heavy actioner, which is at its best when it's being sincere and is a good first step to rectifying some of the problems of the franchise's past. - Nerdist EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2019
5.3 21% Miss Bala (2019) Miss Bala never quite delivers on its potential and lets down the woman at its center. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2019